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The "Kid" Starts Moving Onto His Campaign

Kid Rock Launches First Phase  of Campaign Domination Source: Breitbart  by: Jerome Hudson 3&...
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What should we pay school boards? Reflecting on LA’s 174 percent raise

By Elizabeth Mann This month, Los Angeles local school board members received a 174 percent raise in their salaries, from $45,637 to $125,000 per year. Members who receive a second salary or stipend from another organization will receive $50,000 per year, nearly double their previous annual salary of $26,437. In ...

Gun Laws Never Stop Crime

Fewer shootings, but more murders in Chicago as top cop calls for more gun laws 7/25/17| by  ...

Palin to subpoena 23 witnesses in NYT defamation suit

(Paul Mirengoff) The New York Post reports that Sarah Palin plans to subpoena nearly two dozen New York Times reporters, editors, and other workers in her defamation lawsuit against the newspaper. John wrote about Palin’s suit here and ...

Joint Chiefs: Still haven’t gotten orders from Trump on transgenders

Breaking news: Tweets are not EOs, especially to those accustomed to giving and taking orders. In the absence of a directive that explicitly ends the military’s mainstreaming of transgender enlisted and officers, the Joint Chiefs are sticking with the status quo: There will be “no modifications” to the military’s transgender policy as a res...

What Happened? Well, Hillary, you lost because you were a terrible candidate

Hillary Clinton’s new memoir about the 2016 election is titled “What Happened” and will be in book stores in September. NBC News reports Clinton is ready to l...

An attack by Trump “on the whole LGBT community”?

(Paul Mirengoff) That’s how (minus the question mark) Steven Petrow, a gay Washington Post columnist, characterizes President Trump’s decision to reinstate the ban on transgender people in the military. This characterization tells us plenty about what’s wrong with leftist identit...

New York City would like a word with your pet sitter

Hey, have you heard of Rover.com yet? It’s a sharing economy app which allows pet owners to hook up directly with dog walkers and pet sitters in their area. People offering their services are rated by customers and fees tend to be very reasonable when compared to g...

Are Mainline Churches So Afraid Of Being Called Islamophobes, That They Will Abandon Israel?

Catholic Churches Using Replacement Theology to Deny Divinity of Temple Mount: Christian Leader By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz July 27, 2017 , 12:30 pm ...

Just Think What Israel Could Do For The World If It Did Not Have To Be Prepared For War Continually?

The IDF’s Priority: War Readiness By July 27, 2017 FacebookTwitter...

Graham to Trump: Firing Mueller “could be the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency”

Senate Republicans appear ready to take the gloves off against Donald Trump when it comes to the Department of Justice, and not just to protect Jeff Sessions. Lindsey Graham issued a “red line” on Trump’s real target in the Sessions feud, warning that any attempt to remove Specia...

Illegal Aliens Should Never Come Back To The US–No One Should Be Deported 20 Times!

TWENTY-TIME DEPORTED ILLEGAL ALIEN ARRESTED FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING 65YO WOMAN IN PORTLAND He then went on to assault another woman and commit multiple break-ins before finally being caught while running from police Chris Menahan | Information Liberation - JULY 27, 2017 ...

As Kenyans head to the polls, here’s what’s at stake

By Michael E. O'Hanlon Kenyans returning to the polls on August 8 will choose from a multitude of candidates that are seeking offices from president to governor, and parliament to county assembly. This is Kenya’s sixth set of national elections since the end of the one-party state in 1991, and second since the introduction of a new constitution in 2010. The elections in this economic and political hub for East Africa fall a decade after the worst electoral clashes in Keny...

Greer Stadium redevelopment faces mounting pushback in Metro Council

by Nate Rau, The Tennessean – Before the plan to redevelop the Greer Stadium property even materializes as actual legislation, the proposal is receiving pushback from the at-large members of the Metro Council. The five at-large members — John Cooper, Erica Gilmore, Bob Mendes, Jim Shulman and Sharon Hurt — sent a letter to Mayor Megan Barry on July 19 expressing concerns about the Cloud Hill development. Cooper has already been outspoken against the proposal. At this...

A Strong Defense Starts With Overwhelming Offense–We Must Keep Our Offense Strong

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Mighty Oaks Grow From Tiny Acorns. To Stop The Big Things, Attention To The Little Things Are Important

Sometimes it’s the little things that are most telling. In Switzerland it has long been customary for students to shake the hands of their teachers at the beginning and end of the school day. It’s a sign of solidarity and mutual respect between teacher and pupil, one that is thought to encourage the right classroom atmosphere. Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga recently felt compelled to further expla...

Senate Republicans warn Trump: We won’t confirm another AG this year if Sessions is fired

It’s ironic that Trump, so famous for preaching loyalty and surrounding himself with family, didn’t see the political peril in making a public spectacle of a member of the Senate GOP’s “family.” Begun, the backlash has. Everybody in D.C. Shld b warned that the agenda for the judiciary Comm is set for rest of 2017. Judges first subcabinet 2nd / AG no way — ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) ...

Another Benefit Of Illegal Immigration–Building Reclamation!

Illegal Immigrant Torches Apartment Building07/26/2017 Source: AAN by: Remington Strelivo An illegal immigrant in North Carolina is accused of torching a Charlotte apartment building—leaving 130 people homeless. Jesus Reyes Lopez, 20, was arrested on Thursday, after setting fire to a unit in the Woodscape Apartments. Apparently, Lopez started the fire as an act of revenge against his ex-girlfriend—but the fire quickly got out of control and consumed the bui...

Hutchins Roundup: Colleges and upward mobility, regional differences in monetary policy effectiveness, and more

By Vivien Lee, Louise M. Sheiner Studies in this week’s Hutchins Roundup find that lower income students have limited access to colleges but have similar earnings as other students if they attend, LSAPs were more effective than forward guidance, and more. Want to recei...

Serving in the Military Is Not a Right

Photo source: U.S. Army (Public Domain) I wanted to follow-up on the news piece that I wrote about President Donald Trump’s decision to reverse the Obama administration policy of allowing transg...